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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Minor operations of the South Atlantic squadron under Du Pont. (search)
en, Catskill, and Nauntucket, and by the experimental iron-clad Keokuk. In view of the contemplated movement, Du Pont desired to give the monitors a preliminary trial, and for this purpose the Montauk, Commander John L. Worden, was sent to attack Fort McAllister, on the Great Ogeechee River. A line of obstructions had been placed in the river opposite the fort. The first attack was made January 27th, 1863. The enemy's range-marks having been removed by a party in boats, under Lieutenant-Commander Davis, the Montauk steamed up to a position 150 yards below the obstructions and came to anchor, her attendant gun-boats, the Seneca, Wissahickon, Dawn, and Williams, anchoring a mile astern of her. The bombardment continued for four hours, until all the Montauk's shells had been expended. Lying thus close under the fire of the fort, the The monitor Montauk destroying the Confederate privateer Nashville, near Fort McAllister, Ogeechee River, Georgia, February 28, 1863. monitor was r
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Du Pont's attack at Charleston. (search)
ee that of the commanding officers under him. Few commanders-in-chief have had the good fortune to inspire the same admiration, affection, and trust that the officers who came in contact with Admiral Du Pont felt for him. The Montauk, Captain John L. Worden, was the first monitor to arrive, and as months would pass before all the others could be expected, Admiral Du Pont, on the 1st of February, 1863, sent that officer in the Montauk, supported by the gun-boats Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander John Lee Davis; the Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander William Gibson; and the Dawn, Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes, to try her powers against the earth-works of Fort McAllister, on the Ogeechee River, behind which the Confederate steamer Nashville was waiting for an opportunity to sail, on a cruise of pillage and destruction, against our ships of commerce upon the high seas. On the 28th of February, 1863, Captain Worden was so fortunate as to find the Nashville, aground, near Fort McAllis
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.7 (search)
nder Parrotts, 2 12-pounder rifle howitzers, 2 12-pounder S. B. howitzers; Housatonic, Capt. W. R. Taylor, 1 11-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott, 3 30-pounder Parrotts, 4 32-pounders, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer, 1 12-pounder rifle howitzer; Mohawk, Com. A. K. Hughes, 6 32-pounders, 1 24-pounder S. B., 1 12-pounder howitzer. Side-wheel steamer. Powhatan, Capt. S. W. Gordon, Capt. Charles Steedman, 7 9-inch, 1 100-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 11-inch pivot. Gun-boats. Wissahickon, Lieut.-Com. J. L. Davis, 1 150-pounder Parrott pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 112-pounder rifle howitzer; Seneca, Lieut.-Com. William Gibson, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Unadilla, Lieut.-Com. S. P. Quackenbush, 1 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 4 24-pounder S. B. howitzers, 1 12-pounder S. B. howitzer; Marblehead, Lieut.-Com. R. W. Scott, 11-inch pivot, 1 20-pounder Parrott pivot, 2 24-pounder S. B. howitzers; Ottaw
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at Fort Fisher, N. C.: January 13-15, 1865. (search)
t.-Com. D. L. Braine. Yantic, Lieut.-Com. T. C. Harris. Screw gun-boats. Chippewa, Lieut.-Com. A. W. Weaver (1st attack); Lieut.-Com. E. E. Potter (2d attack). Huron, Lieut.-Com. T. O. Selfridge. Seneca, Lieut.-Com. M. Sicard. Unadilla, Lieut.-Com. F. M. Ramsay. Double-Enders. Iosco, Com. John Guest. Mackinaw, Com. J. C. Beaumont. Maratanza, Lieut.-Com. G. W. Young. Osceola, Com. J. M. B. Clitz. Pawtuxet, Com. J. H. Spotts. Pontoosuc, Lieut.-Com. Wm. G. Temple. Sassacus, Lieut.-Com. J. L. Davis. Tacony, Lieut.-Com. W. T. Truxtun. Miscellaneous vessels. Fort Jackson, Capt. B. F. Sands. Monticello, Act. V.-Lieut. D. A. Campbell (1st attack); Lieut. W. B. Cushing (2d attack). Nereus, Com. J. C. Howell. Quaker City, Com. W. F. Spicer. Rhode Island, Com. S. D. Trenchard. Santiago de Cuba, Capt. O. S. Glisson. Vanderbilt, Capt. C. W. Pickering. Powder vessel. Louisiana, Com. A. C. Rhind (1st attack; blown up). Reserve. A. D. Vance, Lieut.-Com. J. H. Upshur. Ala
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 33: (search)
m action after expending a large amount of ammunition and being struck thirty-nine times without apparent injury. The Confederate steamer Nashville had been closely watched for eight months by the blockading steamers Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis, the Dawn, Lieutenant John S. Barnes, and the Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander William Gibson. The Nashville lay under Fort McAllister loaded with cotton, and although a swift and well-appointed steamer, never ventured to run out. Afteghan and G. W. Ewen; Acting-Master's Mates, E. W. Fiske, J. W. Paine and C. E. Culver; Engineers: Second-Assistant, J. W. De Krafft; Third-Assistants, H. H. Burritt, Thomas Lynch and R. T. Bennett. Steam gun-boat Wissahickon. Lieutenant-Commander, John L. Davis; Lieutenant, Silas Casey; Assistant Surgeon, Henry Ackley; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, A. W. Kelsey; Acting-Masters, Geo. W. Parker and T. S. Steel; Acting-Ensign, J. W. Hathorn; Acting-Master's Mates, R. B. Crapo, G. E. Senter and
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 36: operations of the South Atlantic Squadron under Rear-Admiral Dahlgren, 1863.--operations in Charleston harbor, etc. (search)
tawa, Lieutenant-Commander W. D. Whiting, Seneca, Lieutenant-Commander William Gibson, Chippewa, Lieutenant-Commander T. C. Harris, and Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis (all under charge of Commander Rhind), were detailed to use their great guns at long range, which they did with good effect; at the same time the banandaigua, Captain J. F. Green, Mahaska, Commander J. B. Creighton, Cimmarone, Commander A. K. Hughes, Ottawa, Commander W. D. Whiting, Wissahickon, Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis, Dai Ching, Lieutenant-Commander J. C. Chaplin, Lodona, Acting-Lieutenant E. Broadhead. As the tide rose, the Weehawken closed to four hundred anthe iron-clads, Captain S. C. Rowan, Commander T. H. Stevens, Commander Andrew Bryson, Commander E. R. Colhoun, Lieutenant-Commander Edward Simpson, Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis and Lieutenant-Commander J. J. Cornwell. are spoken of in terms of high commendation for their gallantry and the ability they displayed in handling
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 47: operations of South Atlantic Blockading Squadron, under Rear-admiral Dahlgren, during latter end of 1863 and in 1864. (search)
ett, C. R. Mosher and J. M. Murray. Iron-clad steamer Nantucket Lieutenant-Commander, Stephen B. Luce; Lieutenant, H. L. Howison; Assistant Surgeon, A. B. Judson; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, L. S. Brigham; Acting-Master, W. H. Maies; Acting-Ensigns, J. F. Otis, C. C. Starr and John Meyers; Engineers: Second-Assistants, George H. White and I. R. McNary; Third-Assistants, N. W. Buckhout and J. K. Smedley; Acting-Third-Assistant, A. L. Grow. Iron-clad steamer Montauk. Lieutenant-Commander, John L. Davis; Lieutenant, Gilbert C. Wiltse; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, W. H. Harlin; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, J. H. Sellman; Acting-Master, Edmund Jones; Acting-Ensigns, T. F. DeLuce, I. J. McKinley and G. H. Avery; Acting-Master's Mate, Robert Craig; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistants, C. A. Stuart and Simon Rockefeller; Third-Assistants, Jesse F. Walton, S. C. Lane and Montgomery West. Steamer Unadilla. Lieutenant-Commander, A. W. Johnson; Assistant Surgeon, C. S. Hubbard; Acti
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 49: first attack on Fort Fisher.--destruction of the confederate ram Albemarle, etc. (search)
crews of the vessels, and gave them great distrust of the Parrott 100-pounder. Some of the vessels were struck once or twice from the fort. The Mackinaw had her boiler perforated with a shell, and Lieutenant-Commander (now Rear-Admiral) John Lee Davis. ten or twelve persons were badly scalded. The Osceola was struck with a shell near her magazine, and was at one time in a sinking condition, but her efficient commander stopped the leak, while the Mackinaw fought out the battle, notwithstannce in selecting his position and directing his fire. Twice his shot cut away the flag-staff on the Mound Battery, and he silenced the guns there in a very short time, the Keystone State and Quaker City co-operating effectively. Lieutenant-Commander John L. Davis in the Sassacus, with both rudders of his vessel disabled, got her into close action and assisted materially in silencing the works, and the Santiago de Cuba and Fort Jackson took such positions as they could get, owing to other ves
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
was very narrow, crooked and shoal, and the vessels had great difficulty in securing a berth where they could use their heaviest guns. The following gunboats were engaged: Lenapee, Lieutenant-Commander John S. Barnes; Sassacus, Lieutenant-Commander John Lee Davis; Mackinaw, Commander J. C. Beaumont; Maratanza. Lieutenant-Commander Geo. W. Young; Nyack, Lieutenant-Commander L. H. Newman; Chippewa, Lieutenant-Commander E. E. Potter; Shawmut, Lieutenant-Commander John G. Walker; Seneca, Lieuteter, S. B. Huey; Engineers: Second-Assistants. W. H. Messenger, J. J. Noble and H. C. Beckwith; Third-Assistant, H. F. Loveaire; Acting-Third-Assistant, George Holton; Captain's Clerk, C. M. B. Harris. *Sassacus--Third-rate. Lieutenant-Commander, John L. Davis; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, A. W. Muldaur; Acting-Ensigns, William H. Mayer, Jr., August Adler, H. W. O'Harra and David Stephen; Acting-Assistant Surgeon, G. E. McPherson; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, G. W. Garthwaite; Acting-Mast
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Davis, John Lee, 1825-1889 (search)
Davis, John Lee, 1825-1889 Naval officer; born in Carlisle, Ind., Sept. 3, 1825; joined the navy in 1841; served with the Gulf blockading squadron in 1861 as executive officer of the Water Witch; and on Oct. 12 of that year took part in the action with the Confederate ram Manassas, and in that with the fleet near Pilot Town. During the remainder of the war he was active in other engagements. He was promoted rear-admiral, and retired in November, 1886. He died in Washington, March 12, 1889.